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Explore with Marquette and Jolliet

Author: Cynthia O'Brien
Publisher: St. Catharines, ON ; New York, New York : Crabtree Publishing Company, 2017.
Series: Travel with the great explorers.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Marquette was a French missionary and Joliet a fur trader and explorer. Together they set out to find the direction and origin of the Mississippi River, ultimately exploring most of the distance between the Great Lakes and the Gulf of Mexico! Historical information and high-interest fact boxes are presented in an appealing tabloid style that guides readers through major voyages, explorations, and discoveries.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
O'Brien, Cynthia (Cynthia J.).
Explore with Marquette and Jolliet.
New York, New York : Crabtree Publishing Company, [2016]
(DLC) 2016024184
Named Person: Jacques Marquette; Louis Joliet; Jacques Marquette; Louis Joliet; Louis Joliet; Jacques Marquette; Jacques Marquette; Louis Joliet
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cynthia O'Brien
ISBN: 9780778728504 0778728501 9780778728542 0778728544
OCLC Number: 950519614
Target Audience: Grades 4 to 6.
Description: 32 pages : illustrations, maps ; 29 cm.
Contents: Meet the boss --
Where are we heading? --
Marquette and Jolliet's voyage --
On the Mississippi --
Meet the crew --
Check out the ride --
Solve it with science --
Hanging at home --
Meeting and greeting --
More encounters --
I love nature --
Fortune hunting --
This isn't what it said in the brochure! --
End of the road --
Glossary & timeline.
Series Title: Travel with the great explorers.
Responsibility: Cynthia O'Brien.

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"Marquette was a French missionary and Joliet a fur trader and explorer. Together they set out to find the direction and origin of the Mississippi River, ultimately exploring most of the distance between the Great Lakes and the Gulf of Mexico! Historical information and high-interest fact boxes are presented in an appealing tabloid style that guides readers through major voyages, explorations, and discoveries. Topics include why the French wanted to explore North America, the fur trade, meetings with local peoples such as the Illinois and Mascouten, relations between France and Spain in the Americas, and what became of the two men after their journey."--Provided by publisher.

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